Rockies Vs. Phillies Lineups: Philadelphia Avoids Lefties Against Josh Outman

On Tuesday night at 6:40 p.m. MT, the Colorado Rockies open a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Cole Hamels will start for the Phillies, while the Rockies turn to lefty Josh Outman. Lefties have struggled against Outman this year, posting a paltry .241/.290/.483 triple-slash batting line -- in contrast to the .343/.425/.514 line from righties -- so it's not surprising to see that Philadelphia set up a lineup without any position players that exclusively bat left-handed. Jimmy Rollins, Shane Victorino and Michael Martinez are switch-hitters, while pitcher Cole Hamels is the only true lefty in the lineup.

Here are the starting lineups for both teams (via Baseball Press):

DEN vs. PHI (6/19) Team Lineups
1. Eric Young (S) CF 1. Jimmy Rollins (S) SS
2. Marco Scutaro (R) SS 2. Placido Polanco (R) 3B
3. Tyler Colvin (L) LF 3. Hunter Pence (R) RF
4. Michael Cuddyer (R) RF 4. Carlos Ruiz (R) C
5. Todd Helton (L) 1B 5. Shane Victorino (S) CF
6. Jordan Pacheco (R) 3B 6. Ty Wigginton (R) 1B
7. Chris Nelson (R) 2B 7. John Mayberry (R) LF
8. Wilin Rosario (R) C 8. Michael Martinez (S) 2B
9. Josh Outman (L) P 9. Cole Hamels (L) P

Game time/date: 6:40 p.m. MT, Monday, June 19

Location: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA

TV/Radio: ROOT/850KOA

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Denver. For more in-depth coverage, visit Rockies blog Purple Row. Head over to Baseball Nation and MLB Daily Dish for more news and notes from around the league.

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